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Lasso the wind : away to the New West

Author: Timothy Egan
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Egan travels through eleven states in the American West. "Interweaving historical accounts with explorations of the contemporary landscape, Egan shows how and why the region came to its current state."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Local history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Egan, Timothy.
Lasso the wind.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1998
(OCoLC)604978684
Online version:
Egan, Timothy.
Lasso the wind.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1998
(OCoLC)605571132
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Egan
ISBN: 0375400249 9780375400247
OCLC Number: 38061688
Description: x, 266 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Jackson Hole, Wyoming --
Custom and culture: Catron County, New Mexico --
Plymouth Rock West: Acoma, New Mexico --
A Colorado River town I: Lake Havasu City, Arizona --
A Colorado River town II: Supai, Arizona --
Stone stories: Escalante, Utah --
Chaos or cancer: Las Vegas, Nevada --
The empire of clean: St. George, Utah --
Ostrich boy: Highlands Ranch, Colorado --
The colony: Butte, Montana --
Light: Paradise Valley, Montana --
Top of the food chain: Bitterroot Mountains, Idaho --
Homecoming: Joseph, Oregon --
Nuevo west: Sunnyside, Washington --
Frontier: American River, California.
Responsibility: Timothy Egan.
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Egan travels through eleven states in the American West. "Interweaving historical accounts with explorations of the contemporary landscape, Egan shows how and why the region came to its current state."--Jacket.

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